South Africa-based Zimbabwean dancehall musician, Buffalo Souljah (real name Thabani Ndlovu), whose mission is to reach a million YouTube viewers has added another project to his discography by collaborating with Africa’s man-of-the-moment, Cabo Snoop.
Souljah’s latest offering titled Styra Inonyengesa was spiced up by the 21-year-old Cabo from Angola who is famous for hits Prakatatumba and Windeck. The video has been uploaded on YouTube.
Souljah said the video, which was shot in South Africa, had a fusion of Angolan music genre known as kuduro and sungura dances.
“The video was done in Shona and Portuguese. It also features South Africa-based Nigerian DJ, Waxxy,” said Souljah.
“If you are a guy who has style or what is now known as swag, girls will just come after you. You do not need to ask them out because your style will draw them closer, hence the title Styra Inonyengesa.
Cabo Snoop is a kuduro artist from Luanda. Snoop’s breakthrough single Windeck led to his international recognition. In 2010 Snoop was awarded the Best Lusophone Artist at the MTV Africa Music Awards.
He releasesd his first album titled Bluetooth this year.
This year, Snoop has been nominated for two 2011 Channel O Music Video Awards including the Most Gifted Southern African Award and Most Gifted Male Video Artist of the Year award.
Meanwhile Souljah has also released a 19-track mixtape titled Force it Pon Dem, which features Munya Chidzonga (Big Brother Africa housemate).
Chidzonga and South Africa’s Pro Kid collaborated in a track titled Roots ’n’ Culture.
Upcoming musician and former Miss Tourism Zimbabwe Vanessa Sibanda, also featured on the album with a contribution on a video of the track New Dance (Hot ’n’ Tot). She spiced the video up with her dancing and modelling skills.
On the album, Souljah used his deejaying experience to mix some international rhythms using local music such as Leonard Zhakata’s Mugove.
Tracks Styra Inonyengesa, Jah Love and Bullet are already receiving airplay on South African radio stations. The New Dance video is available on YouTube.
Besides collaborating with Cabo, Souljah has collaborated with Zambia’s Taygrin, Nigeria’s DJ Waxxy, Cod Read and Namibia’s Gal Level, among other artists.